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PROBLEMS FACED BY CASHEW INDUSTRIALISTS IN KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT

*Anish, V. & **Johnslin Sujitha, G.

*M.com Student, St. Jerome’s College (Arts and science), Anandhanadarkudy, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.

**Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, St. Jerome’s College (Arts and science), Anandhanadarkudy, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.                     

Abstract


Cashew as a marketable commodity, has a very important role to play in the liberalized Indian economy. From the farmers’ as well as from the exporters’ point of view, the current emphasis that cashew is receiving as a horticultural crop from the research and development front, is a welcome sign. At present, India has a processing capacity of nearly seven hundred thousand metric tons and to meet the raw nut demand, the country depends partially on imports from several African, and in recent years, from south-east Asian countries. This has considerable drain on the country’s foreign exchange reserves and there is an urgent need to increase local production to substitute imported raw material in order to derive the maximum benefits from a strong processing and marketing capability developed over the years by the Indian cashew industry. The present study explains about features of cashew industries its advantages and disadvantages. The objectives of the study, are to analyze the problems faced by the cashew industrialists in Kanyakumari district and to provide findings. The study covered both primary and secondary data. For the present study 25 cashew industrialists are selected. The samples are selected using convenient sampling method. The percentage and Garrett ranking method are used to analyze the data.

Keywords


cashew industry, features, processing stages, advantages, disadvantages, problems.

 

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To cite this article


Anish., V, & Johnslin Sujitha, G. (2022). Problems Faced by Cashew Industrialists in Kanyakumari District. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 4(2), 44-52.

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